Jaipur, June 17 (IANS) The body of a young woman was found stuffed in an unattended box in a train compartment at a railway station in Rajasthan's Bikaner district Monday, police said. A police officer told IANS that the victim seems to be about 25 years old and had burn injuries on her face. The body was spotted at Lalgarh junction in the district, 500 km from Jaipur
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) State-owned Dena Bank would focus on West Bengal, Haryana and Punjab by opening more branches in the three states to grow its business, a top bank official said Monday. "Our strategy would be to focus on particularly two to three states and grow business there. West Bengal is one of the focus areas.
Guwahati, June 17 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday announced compensation of Rs.5 lakh each to the three people who tested HIV-positive after receiving blood from a state-run hospital, and said the government would bear the expenses for their treatment. The Assam government had already instituted a one-man inquiry commission by the state's Additional Chief Secretary P.P. Varma into the incident
New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who was recently elected a member of the Rajya Sabha from Assam for the fifth consecutive term, took formal oath on Monday.
Guwahati, June 15 (IANS) Assam's Mangaldai town witnessed massive protests Saturday over the allegation that four people contracted AIDS after undergoing blood transfusion at a government blood bank.
Guwahati, June 15 (IANS) It's a region that has produced acclaimed directors like Jahnu Barua and Utpal Borpujari, singers like Bhupen Hazarika and actors like Danny Denzongpa and Adil Hussain, but sadly the northeast has never been on Bollywood's radar. Hopefully, this is set to change with the announcement of Kalpana Lajmi's biopic on Hazarika and Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film on Olympic boxing bronze medalist from Manipur Mary Kom. "Bollywood has not touched the northeast with due seriousness though it has got so many stories to tell and has such beautiful locations for shooting," rued Borpujari, a national award winning film critic-turned-filmmaker from Assam.
Guwahati, June 14 (IANS) Four soldiers of the Indian Army were arrested from the Dibrugarh railway station in Assam for allegedly trying to molest a girl, police said Friday, adding search is on for a fifth who escaped. All the four - Manjit Singh, P.C.
Guwahati, June 14 (IANS) A government-run blood bank in Assam was Friday accused of spreading the deadly HIV virus among recipients who got infected after a blood transfusion there. The magnitude of the allegations has led the Assam government to institute a probe
Guwahati, June 13 (IANS) Three people were arrested Thursday and a cache of arms and ammunition, suspected to be meant for the Meghalaya-based militant outfit Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), was seized here, Assam Police said. The consignment was recovered from the Inter State Bus Terminus at Gorchuk area in the morning. Those arrested included two GNLA linkmen, police said.
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Influence of English has sabotaged Hindi so much that the language is in extreme danger, says writer-poet Ashok Vajpeyi but he believes literature is the key to keep it alive.